Obituary of Dennis Ray Collier
Dennis Ray Collier, 71, of Lexington, AL, passed away February 25, 2020. Visitation will be Wednesday, February 26 at Greenhill Funeral Home from 6-8:00 P.M. The funeral service will be Thursday at 11:00 A.M. at Center Hill Church of Christ with Bro. Tim Grigsby and Bro. Brad McKinnon officiating. The body will lie in state at the church from 10-11:00 A.M. Burial will be in Center Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jordan Collier, Jared Collier, Hunter Collier, Shane McDonald, Jeremy Collier, and Matthew Holden. Honorary pallbearers will be Jason Collier and Sheridan Collier. Dennis graduated from Lexington High School, Northwest Alabama State, and Athens State College. He was retired from Allen Thornton Career Technical Center where he was the welding instructor during the first part of his career and later working with the special needs students. Dennis was a member of the Plainview Church of Christ where he served as song leader. He enjoyed Alabama football but his family, and especially his grandchildren, were the light of his life. He was preceded in death by his parents Hautie and Mildred Collier and sister Vonda Etheridge. His survivors include his wife of 52 years, Jackie, sons Chris (Melissa) and Keith (Allison), grandsons Jordan, Jared, and Hunter, granddaughter Sheridan, step-grandsons Brayden, Brodie and Brennen Montgomery, brothers David (Debbie), Mike, and Mark (Tabby), sisters Cathy McDonald (Ronnie) and Rhonda Holden (Terry), and a host of nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank Shoals Hospice and Home Health for their love and care during this difficult time. Greenhill Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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